Lee Daniels chooses Minka Kelly for Jackie Kennedy, talks The Butler
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Lee Daniels' The Butler Synopsis and Credits

THE BUTLER, based on the screenplay by Danny Strong & Lee Daniels, is inspired by Wil Haygood’s Washington Post article about an African-American man who served as a butler (Whitaker) to eight Presidents in the White House for over thirty years. From this unique vantage point, THE BUTLER traces the dramatic changes that swept American society, from the civil rights movement to Vietnam and beyond, and how those changes affected this man’s life and family.

"Lee Daniels' The Butler" stars Alex Manette, Alex Pettyfer, Colman Domingo, David Oyelowo, Forest Whitaker, Hugh Jackman, James Marsden, Jane Fonda, John Cusack, Liev Schreiber, Mariah Carey, Mila Kunis, Minka Kelly, Nicole Kidman, Oprah Winfrey, and Robin Williams.

Directed by Lee Daniels.
Written by Danny Strong and Lee Daniels.
Produced by Pamela Williams.
Other crew members include Quincy Jones.
Production company/distributor: The Weinstein Company.

Release Date: August 16, 2013

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